McMaster Convocation Assistants

May 01, 2022 3:18 PM | Anonymous

The Office of the Registrar welcomes retirees to become involved in the most exciting days of McMaster students’ academic lives — convocations.

Volunteers are needed to assist at convocations, where your role would be to meet, greet and direct students and guests, check tickets and/or distribute hoods and diplomas to students. You will work alongside a full-time employee who can offer assistance and training.

If you are interested in signing up for any of the days listed below (full or half day options), please contact Rachel Huang in the Office of the Registrar, by emailing
More details on convocation can be found on the Office of the Registrar's Upcoming graduation events web page, or by contacting Rachel.

Additionally, legacy convocation events for the 2020 and 2021 graduates are being planned.

Spring 2022 convocation ceremonies:
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, afternoon
Thursday, May 26, 2022, afternoon
Monday, June 13, 2022, afternoon
Tuesday, June 14, 2022, morning & afternoon
Wednesday, June 15, 2022, morning & afternoon
Thursday, June 16, 2022, morning & afternoon
Friday, June 17, 2022, morning & afternoon    

Legacy Convocation Events (tentative)
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, afternoon
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, morning
Thursday, May 26, 2022, morning
Friday, May 27, 2022, morning & afternoon

Approximate volunteer shifts (for all events):
Morning: 7:30 – 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 12:30 – 5 pm
Full day: 7:30 am – 4 pm

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